Library Fees

Library Department Rates & Fees

Borrower Types

Adult: Anyone 18 years and older who resides inside Lincoln County.

Child: Anyone who has completed Kindergarten but is under 13 years and resides in Lincoln County.

Youth: Anyone age 13 years and under 18 years and resides in Lincoln County.

Institutions: Any institution that has requested a library account as an institution and agrees in written form to be responsible for all charges on the account.

Internet Only: Usually for temporary visitors only wanting Internet access. Does not allow any materials to checkout.

Temporary: Requires a $10.00 fee at registration and is usually reserved for new customers that cannot prove residency.

Non-Resident: Anyone wanting a full privilege library account but who does not reside inside Lincoln County. There is a $40.00 annual fee for this account type.

NebrasKard: Anyone outside Lincoln County who has requested and signed a NebrasKard Reciprocal Borrower Agreement at another participating library. NebrasKard is a member based reciprocal borrowing program available only in Nebraska.

Borrower Related Fees

Borrower Registration Fee (inside Lincoln County) Applicants under 16 years require parental signature. FREE
Borrower Card Replacement Fee (first 2, any kind, are FREE), per wallet card $2.50
Borrower Card Replacement Fee (first 2, any kind, are FREE), per keychain card FREE
Borrower Registration Fee (outside Lincoln County) per year $40.00
Borrower Registration Fee for Institutions
(Requires letter from institution)
Borrower Registration Fee for Internet Access Only (60 days) FREE
Borrower Registration Fee for Temporary Residents (3 months) $10.00
Borrower Registration Fee for NebrasKard Users
(Reciprocal Borrower Program) per year
Collection Service Fee $15.00
Returned Check Fee $30.00

Audio CD Case Replacement $10.00
Book Jacket Cover Replacement Fee $1.00
DVD Case Replacement Fee (Single) $1.00
DVD Case Replacement Fee (Double) $1.00
Interlibrary Loan Service/Postage Fee $5.00
Interlibrary Loan Service Lending Institution Borrowing Fee Varies
Book Club Borrowing Fee (6 copies or less) $15.00
Book Club Borrowing Fee (7 – 12 copies) $30.00
Book Club Borrowing Fee (13-20 copies) $45.00
Book Club Borrowing Fee (21+ copies) Varies
Item Barcode Replacement Fee, per barcode $1.00
KWIK-case DVD Replacement Fee (Single) $6.00
KWIK-case DVD Replacement Fee (Double) $9.00
Repairing or Rebinding Damaged item, per item Varies
Reserve Postcard Mailing Fee, each $0.50
Spine Label Replacement Fee $1.00

Average Replacement Costs for Lost or Damaged Materials

Replacements are charged actual value when known, otherwise replacements are charged at these default rates.
Adult Audio CD Fiction 70.00
Adult Audio CD Nonfiction 50.00
Adult DVD 30.00
Adult DVD Series 40.00
Adult Fiction 30.00
Adult Genealogy Reference 80.00
Adult Large Print Fiction 40.00
Adult Large Print Nonfiction 40.00
Adult Nonfiction 40.00
Adult Nebraska 40.00
Adult Nebraska Reference 75.00
Adult Oversize Material 40.00
Adult Ready Reference 75.00
Adult Spanish Fiction 30.00
Adult Spanish Nonfiction 30.00
Adult TLC Reference 40.00
Adult Vertical File 50.00
Children’s Audio CD Fiction 30.00
Children’s Audio CD Nonfiction 35.00
Children’s Biography 25.00
Children’s Board Book 7.50
Children’s Beginning Reader 25.00
Children’s DVD 25.00
Children’s Elementary Reader 25.00
Children’s Fiction 25.00
Children’s Media Pack CD Fiction 30.00
Children’s Media Pack CD Nonfiction 30.00
Children’s Nonfiction 25.00
Children’s Paperback 10.00
Children’s Picture Book 25.00
Children’s Scouting 5.00
DAR Reference (Daughter of the American Revolution) (Collection controlled but not owned by Library) 200.00
Magazine Adult Archive (most titles current year plus one) 10.00
Magazine Adult Current (current 3 mos) 10.00
Magazine Children’s Archive 10.00
Magazine Children’s Current 10.00
Newspapers – Bound 500.00
North Platte Genealogy Society Reference (collection controlled by but not owned by Library) 200.00
Rare Material 250.00
Staff Area (Office areas) 50.00
Young Adult DVD 30.00
Young Adult DVD Series 30.00
Young Adult Fiction 25.00
Young Adult Nonfiction 30.00
Young Adult Paperback 15.00
Young Adult Reference 100.00

Creation Station Fees

3D Filament Varies
3D Resin Varies
Coil Binding Varies
Button Varies
Craft Item Varies
Craft Embellishment Varies
Embroidery Backing Varies
Heat Press Media Varies
Lamination Pouch Varies
Laser Masking Varies
Retail Supply Varies
Vinyl Varies
Wood Varies

Labels Varies
Prints Varies
Copies Varies
Envelopes Varies
Faxing Varies
Headphones Varies
Paper Varies
Removable Storage Varies

Library Meeting Room Fees

Non-Profit is defined as literacy oriented, 501(c)3, educational, governmental, civic/community groups.

Carpet Square Replacement Fee $50.00
Refundable Cleanup Deposit, per event, returned upon room inspection $10.00
For-Profit Use Fee, per event, meeting length – 3 hours or less per day $30.00
For-Profit Use Fee, per event, meeting more than 3 hours per day $60.00
Non-Profit Use Fee, per event (less than six uses per calendar year) $10.00
Non-Profit Annual Use Fee, per calendar year (January – December) $60.00
Social Use Fee, per event (birthday parties, receptions, anniversaries, showers, etc.) $20.00

Miscellaneous Fees

Book A Librarian fee, per hour, prorated to 15 minutes $15.00
Carpet Square Replacement Fee $50.00
Programming Fee Varies
Project for Hire Fee Varies
Research Fee, 30 minutes free, per hour, prorated to 15 minutes $15.00
Rush Research Surcharge, per request (deadline < 3 business days) $25.00
Test Proctoring, per test (location in meeting room) $10.00
Test Proctoring, per test (location in public area / computer center) $5.00
Workshop Fee Varies